Sheaffer Snorkel #5 Nib (Medium) N183 £25.00 Out of stock. Summary; Manufacturer: Sheaffer Designation: Snorkel (Open Nib style, Statesman, Saratoga, Admiral) Origin: USA Material: 14ct Gold Dates from (approx): 1955 Nib Width (Over the Shoulders at the widest point): 7.25mm Nib Width (at the base, the narrowest point): 4.5mm Overall Length: 27mm Tip Width: 0.70mm (Medium) Percentage of original tipping remaining: 70% Flexibility, See description below (0 to 4): 1 Nib Widths: Nibs are graded in accordance with the table below. EXTRA FINE (XF) = 0.3 mm FINE (F) = 0.45 mm MEDIUM (M) = 0.6 mm BROAD (B) = 0.9 mm DOUBLE BROAD (BB) = 1.2 mm TRIPLE BROAD (BBB) = 1.8 mm Flexibility: The flexibility of the nib is graded in accordance with the table below. 0 = No flexibility, a stiff nib with no flexing of the tines when light pressure is applied. 1 = Very Slight Flex, the tines spread up to around .2mm when light pressure is applied giving a slight line width variation. 2 = Light Flex, under light pressure the tines spread giving a one step change in line width, i.e. Medium to Broad. 3 = Medium Flex, spanning approximately two nib width ratings, i.e. the width varies from Extra Fine to Medium with light pressure. 4 = Very Flexible, spanning three or more of the nib width ratings, i.e. the width varies from Fine to Double Broad All sizes and measurements are approximate We can fit this nib for an additional £29 including a full service and return P&P - email us for details. Postage in the UK is free on this item!